The Columbus Dispatch, one of the largest newspapers in Ohio, published an article slamming Republican Senate candidate Rep. Jim Renacci for accusing Sen. Sherrod Brown (D.) of wanting to adopt a single-player health plan when he was not a recent co-sponsor of “Medicare for All.”
Heather Bresch, the CEO of Mylan N.V., argued she and her company, which drew controversy for increasing the price of EpiPen devices by nearly 500 percent, had nothing to apologize for since they were “operating in the system that existed.”
The National Institutes of Health is spending over $150,000 to study adding warning labels to soda.
Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.) wrote a tribute to late-night host Jimmy Kimmel as part of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2018 series, honoring his push against the Republican Obamacare repeal effort.
At least 21,000 Americans have died waiting to enroll in Medicaid, thanks in part to the expansion of the government healthcare program under Obamacare, according to a recently released report from the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).
The politics of single-payer health care continue to roil California, as progressives push for implementation of the furthest-reaching health care overhaul by any single state while moderate Democrats worry about cost and implementation.
Single-payer health care will be a hot-button issue in states with gubernatorial races, a policy idea that seldom if ever sparked debate prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.